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The PM8000 Power Meter has been enhanced to ensure reliability and efficiency of power-critical facilities.
The PM8000 Power Meter has been enhanced to ensure reliability and efficiency of power-critical facilities.

Energy Management

Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Energy Management articles below.

PM8000 Power Meter From Schneider Electric

The PM8000 Power Meter has been enhanced to ensure reliability and efficiency of power-critical facilities.

2018 Facility Executive Readers’ Choice Awards

In this annual survey of Facility Executive readers, votes were cast for product and service suppliers preferred during 2017.

BAS Multiply Due To Global Urge For Energy Efficiency

Concern for building energy consumption is propelling rapid transformations in the global Building Automation Systems market, finds Frost & Sullivan.

Solutions From Siemens For LaGuardia Airport Redevelopment

The redevelopment of Terminal B, part of multi-year airport-wide improvements, will include Siemens building management and fire safety systems.

Mobile Lighting Apps From Acuity Controls

Three new feature-laden mobile apps offer quick and easy lighting configuration and control in the palm of your hand.

Question Of The Week: Are Companies Prepared For The New Energy Economy?

A new study by Schneider Electric shows that organizations feel ready to compete in the evolving energy landscape, but many aren’t taking the necessary steps. 

Advanced Energy Design Guide Helps Schools Achieve Zero Energy

K-12 school buildings have a new resource to help them cost effectively achieve advanced levels of energy savings.

Willis Tower Selects Entic To Increase Building Efficiency

In the heart of Chicago's skyline, the partnership will reduce utility costs and increase net operating income for America’s second tallest building.

NEMA: America Needs Infrastructure Modernization Strategy

National Electrical Manufacturers Association joins business and industry thought leaders in call for broad-based legislation to modernize America's electrical infrastructure.

How U.S. Deep Freeze Impacts Energy Demand, Prices

Across the eastern U.S., record low temperatures are increasing the amount of energy needed in order to keep homes and businesses operating at optimal temperatures.

Getting To Smart Buildings: Six Keys To Implement IoT

As technologies continue to evolve in 2018, consider the connection between building energy management systems and IoT.

Healthcare Facility Power Systems Unequipped For Digital Age

More than half of hospitals' power systems were built before benefits and demands of IoT were known, according to a new Schneider Electric survey.

Driving Power And Energy Management In Data Centers

Achieving efficiencies in data center management requires the distinction between power and energy.

Survey Shows Sampling Of ENERGY STAR Attitudes And Use

With the future of this popular U.S. EPA program uncertain, MACH Energy has published the results of its recent survey of 400 building and facility professionals to examine the topic.

NIBS, NBI Issue Guidance To Help Cities Achieve Energy Goals

New guidance document provides jurisdictions with a new approach to shift the focus towards buildings' actual, measurable energy results.

5 Steps To Energy Management Planning

With energy as the second largest expense for most organizations, it's critical for facility executives to revisit energy management program strategies periodically.

Wireless Valve Actuator Improves Steam Driven Building

Opened in 1931, the Starrett-Lehigh Building in Manhattan now features a wireless controls system to regulate heating and cooling.

Investment In Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy On The Rise

Cost reduction is the most important driver for investments globally, finds Johnson Controls’ new Energy Efficiency Indicator survey.

Sparkfund Technology Subscription For Energy Projects

This energy-as-a-service option provides facility executives the opportunity to make a single monthly payment that covers energy project installation, repairs, monitoring, and servicing.

Buying Renewable Energy, No Matter Where You Are

Voluntary programs offered by utilities provide options to corporate facility energy buyers operating outside of locations that have established options.

Emerging Technologies In FM And Real Estate

Examine the potential in facility operations for artificial intelligence, blockchain, and other up-and-coming developments.

In Chicago, Facility Executive Live! Covered Range Of Topics

Presented by Facility Executive magazine earlier this week, the conference brought together facilities professionals and other industry experts to discuss technology, energy, security, workplace design, and more.

Strength In Daylighting

Energy savings and occupant comfort are not the only potential benefits of this lighting strategy.

Aircuity Launches 2.0 Platform For Smart Commercial Buildings

Aircuity 2.0 helps commercial buildings looking to significantly reduce energy costs, improve cognitive function and productivity, and achieve quantifiable results as part of a smart building strategy.

Over 10,000 Workers Working To Restore Power Due To Harvey Damage

As of Tuesday night, approximately 264,000 were without power in affected areas of Texas and Louisiana.

Smart Energy Management As New Status Quo

Currently, a relatively small portion of commercial buildings is measuring and tracking energy use, not to mention active management and optimization.

Logistics And Lighting Lead To Efficiency

A midwest distribution center is saving energy after finding a lighting retrofit solution on the shelves of its own facility.

Whirlpool Earns Gold, Silver LEED Green Building Certifications

Whirlpool Corporation was recently awarded LEED® Certification for two of its recent building projects, both in Benton Harbor, MI.

ECS Global Solutions Installs Smart Building Platform

The service will deliver real-time data analytics on facility system performance to a new Manhattan medical office building in New York City.

Preventive Maintenance Helps Raise The Bar

All building systems equipment degrades over time, but performance of high efficiency systems may decline more rapidly than the standard without proper maintenance.

The Whitney Restaurant To Become Energy Efficient Icon

The popular restaurant, a National Historic Landmark, is Detroit's first C-PACE project.

Facility Retrofit: Toward Energy Goals

In Nashville, TN, the Loews Vanderbilt Hotel has undergone a series of energy improvements to reach reduction goals.

XtraLight Focuses On LED Lighting For Data Centers

Data centers can improve power usage effectiveness by up to 25% with energy-efficient LED lighting paired with sophisticated controls and sensors.
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Federal Facilities Conclude 5th Annual Green Challenge

Under the U.S. EPA Sustainable Materials Management Program, federal facilities managers track data in two of six categories for one year.

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